C. Lyman McCallum, Jr. offers appraisals for interested parties. He has been a previous member of The National Society of Appraisers, The American Society of Appraisers and a consultant for the preservation and restoration of the The Charleston County Court House, formerly the South Carolina State House, Charleston, South Carolina, The Nathaniel Russell House, property of the Historic Charleston Foundation, The Robert Mills House, property of The Historic Columbia Foundation, Columbia, South Carolina, The James-Iredell House, Edenton, North Carolina, and has also been an exhibitor, lecturer, and participant at numerous antiques shows including the Mint Museum Antiques Show, Charlotte, North Carolina, The Nashville Antiques and Garden show, Nashville, Tennessee, the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, Baltimore, Maryland, The Historic Alexandria Antiques Show, Alexandria, Virginia, the Princeton Historical Society Antiques Show, Princeton, New Jersey, and the Greenville County Museum of Art Antiques Show, Greenville, South Carolina.
Appraisal fees are $125. per hour, excluding any travel expenses. This fee provides a written appraisal report which adheres to the standards set forth by the "Uniformed Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice" and "The American Society of Appraisers". It also will include documents, photographs, and prices of objects relevant to the appraisal for cost-evaluation comparison purposes. Please send us a preliminary description and photographs, if possible, of any object you would like to have appraised. Verbal appraisals, if possible, are completely free of charge. You may forward any information to our business address or contact us via e-mail.